Verlander and Sale Square off as the Tigers Play the White Sox

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Detroit Tigers vs. Chicago White Sox

The Detroit Tigers and the Chicago White Sox will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at U.S. Cellular Field.

The Tigers will trot Justin Verlander out to the mound in this one. Righthander Verlander has a 13-8 record and a 2.91 ERA this season.

Verlander’s opponent in this one will be Chris Sale. The White Sox lefthander has a 2.89 ERA to go along with a 16-6 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Tigers listed as 120-moneyline favorites versus the White Sox, while the game’s total is sitting at 7.

Detroit was an 8-6 winner in its last match on the road against the White Sox. They won as -139 favorites, while the total score of 14 made winners of OVER bettors.

Current streak:

Detroit has won 2 straight games.
Chicago has lost 2 straight games.

Team records:
Detroit: 75-67 SU
Chicago: 76-66 SU

Detroit most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 8-2
Before playing Cleveland are 6-4
After playing Chi White Sox are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

Chicago White Sox most recently:

When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Minnesota are 5-5
After playing Detroit are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5

A few trends to consider:

Detroit is 9-1 SU in their last 10 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Detroit’s last 21 games
Detroit is 15-7 SU in their last 22 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
Detroit is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Chi  are 11-5 SU in their last 16 games at home
Chi  are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games at home
Chi  are 7-15 SU in their last 22 games when playing at home against Detroit
Chi  are 4-9 SU in their last 13 games

Next up:
Detroit at Cleveland, Friday, September 14
Chi  at Minnesota, Friday, September 14

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Dirty has been an employee or owner of some of the top online sports gambling forums since 1998. He worked at EOG.com from it's inception until 2008 when he left and opened GamblingIQ and then in 2012 opened Handicappers Hidaway. He has written hundreds af articles over the years and always has his "Dirty Dozen" College Football poll up starting the first week of October.
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